1 Mar 2015

Tranquillity Disturb'd

From Standing Room Only, 12:47 pm on 1 March 2015

Why a new portrait of master mariner Captain James Cook has so many people upset even before it goes on show at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery in Wellington. Nigel Brown's unconventional depiction of the master mariner is part of an exhibition called Tranquillity Disturb'd: A contemporary look at historical New Zealand. It's the first exhibition under the auspices of the gallery's new director, Gaelen Macdonald. The exhibition at the New Zealand Portrait gallery in Shed 11 on Wellington's Queen's Wharf will run from 12 March - 31 May.

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